- Blair Angulo, Reporter, WeAreSC.com
Now that USC has lost three games, it appears Oregon has softened its stance on hosting committed recruits on official visits.
Trojans offensive tackle commit Nico Falah (Bellflower, Calif./St. John Bosco) said Thursday he has scheduled an official visit to Oregon for the weekend of Nov. 16 when the Ducks host Stanford. He had previously hoped to see the Eugene campus while in the state for The Opening this past summer but canceled at the last minute. Falah had also previously scratched an official visit to Oregon for the Sept. 21 weekend due to his commitment to USC.
"No decommitment," Falah said in a text message. "All of a sudden they [Oregon] want me to go."
Falah has a scheduled visit to USC for the weekend of Jan. 18, and the four-star lineman also intends to take a trip to Cal in the offseason.
Oregon beat USC, 62-51, last week, and it seems the Ducks hope to convert that into a few recruiting victories. Recent decommit Max Redfield (Mission Viejo, Calif./Mission Viejo) intends to take a closer look at Eugene as well.
"It's my first time visiting a school out of state so I'm really looking forward to it," Falah said.
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